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2010-12-13 11:10:00

MONTEREY, Calif., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, a leading provider of PreK-12 and adult education assessments, announced today that the Company's Acuity® InFormative Assessment(TM) solution was awarded District Administration Magazine's Readers' Choice Top 100 Products of 2010.

2010-11-11 15:05:00

MONTEREY, Calif., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill's Acuity® InFormative Assessment(TM) system has been in use in 50 Missouri school districts for more than four years.

2010-11-05 13:05:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- At the SETDA Leadership Summit and Education Forum Nov. 7-10, visitors will observe first-hand the power of two of McGraw-Hill Education's revolutionary digital teaching and learning programs, both designed to improve learning outcomes.

2010-10-04 13:53:00

MONTEREY, Calif., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, a leading provider of PreK-12 and adult education assessments, today announced the release of several enhancements to the Company's award-winning Acuity® InFormative Assessment(TM) solution.

2010-09-09 16:40:00

DOVER, N.H., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Measured Progress has purchased Nimble Assessment Systems, a Newton, Massachusetts-based firm that specializes in computer-based testing with an emphasis on accessibility for students with disabilities and special needs.

2010-08-12 15:03:00

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- CORE K12, an international education company dedicated to providing useful, practical technology solutions to K-12 educators, has been awarded the formative and Web-based assessment contract for the District School Board of Pasco County (DSBPC) Florida.

2010-08-11 06:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The state of Texas has approved the Northwest Evaluation Association's Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP) assessments to guide Texas schools in helping their Limited English Proficient students learn well and keep up with their peers.

2010-08-09 08:55:00

MONTEREY, Calif., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, a leading provider of PreK - 12 and adult education assessment solutions, has been awarded the Archdiocese of Omaha Benchmark Assessment Program contract.

2010-07-29 05:07:00

BLACKBURN, England, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Promethean World Plc (LSE: PRW), a world leader in the rapidly growing global market for interactive learning technology, has announced that it has agreed to acquire SynapticMash Inc, a start-up US education formative assessment software company.


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